Uses of Pregabalin 75mg Capsules:
It is used to help control certain kinds of seizures.
It is used to treat painful nerve diseases.
It is used to treat fibromyalgia.
It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Pregabalin 75mg Capsules?
If you have an allergy to pregabalin or any other part of Pregabalin 75mg.
If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
If you are breast-feeding. Do not breast-feed while you take this medicine.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Pregabalin 75mg Capsules?
Tell all of your health care providers that you take this medicine. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert until you see how this medicine (pregabalin capsules) affects you.
Do not stop taking this medicine all of a sudden without calling your doctor. You may have a greater risk of side effects. If you need to stop Pregabalin 75mg, you will want to slowly stop it as ordered by your doctor.
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine.
Talk with your doctor before you use other drugs and natural products that slow your actions.
You may bleed more easily. Be careful and avoid injury. Use a soft toothbrush and an electric razor.
A very bad reaction called angioedema has happened with Pregabalin 75mg. Sometimes, this may be life-threatening. Signs may include swelling of the hands, face, lips, eyes, tongue, or throat; trouble breathing; trouble swallowing; or unusual hoarseness. Talk with the doctor.
If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with care. You could have more side effects.
Talk with your doctor if you plan to father a child. This medicine made male animals less fertile and caused sperm changes. Birth defects also happened in the young of male animals treated with this medicine (pregabalin capsules). It is not known if these problems happen in humans.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this medicine while you are pregnant.
How is Pregabalin 75mg best taken?
Use this medicine (pregabalin capsules) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
Take with or without food.
To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses.
Keep taking this medicine as you have been told by your doctor or other health care provider, even if you feel well.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Feeling very tired or weak.
Change in eyesight.
Muscle pain or weakness.
If seizures are new or worse after starting this medicine (pregabalin capsules).
Any unexplained bruising or bleeding.
A burning, numbness, or tingling feeling that is not normal.
Change in balance.
Memory problems or loss.
Shortness of breath, a big weight gain, or swelling in the arms or legs.
Chest pain or pressure or a fast heartbeat.
A heartbeat that does not feel normal.
Fever or chills.
Not able to control bladder.
Not able to sleep.
Patients who take this medicine may be at a greater risk of having thoughts or actions of suicide. The risk may be greater in people who have had these thoughts or actions in the past. Call the doctor right away